Since the publication of the National Reading Panel report (2000) and other recent scholarly reviews of scientific research (Chard, Vaughn, & Tyler, 2002; Kuhn & Stahl, 2000; Rasinski & Hoffman, 2003), reading fluency has taken a front seat in discussions about student reading success and effective instruction in reading. The research base shows that reading is a "transaction" in which the reader brings purposes and life experiences to bear to converse with the text. What hasn’t changed, however, is the basic way we go about reading scholarly … However, sometimes authors will use catchy titles to draw interest to the article. Learn more about the topic of study and what the authors... 3. The abstract previews the entire article, makes it easier to judge whether it is... 2. You don't have to read the entire article in order. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 70 ( 2013 ) 709 â€“ 714 1877-0428 2012 The Authors. The title of a scholarly research article should tell you what the paper is about. Read the abstract first In fact, expert readers co-construct meaning WITH a text. Next, read the intro and the conclusion Though your question/argument may change or evolve as you delve deeper into the research process, you will want to have a solid idea of your research focus. Reading research has demonstrated that readers do not simply "perceive" the meaning that is IN a text.
Intro & Conclusion Published by Elsevier Ltd. Abstract Like it or not, we’ve moved beyond card catalogs, stacks of annotated books and articles, and piles of 3x5 cards. Consider the following points when reading a scholarly article: Know your research question or argument. The author section will often provide the credentials of the author as well as their affiliation. Selection and peer-review under responsibility of ALSC 2012 doi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.01.113 Akdeniz Language Studies Conference 2012 Improving reading skills through effective reading strategies * Hacettepe University, Ankara, 06532, Turkey Abstract … When you read these scholarly articles, remember that you will be writing based on what you read. So Many Articles, So Little Time 1. While you are Reading: Keep in mind your research question; Focus on the information in the article relevant to your question (feel free to skim over other parts) Question everything you read - not everything is 100% true or performed effectively Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.